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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.69
KATE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. KATE: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KATE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.39 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.69
Equity to Asset 0.25
KATE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. KATE: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KATE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.14  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.25
-0.14
0.74
Interest Coverage 3.47
KATE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. KATE: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KATE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.57 Max: 10.2
Current: 3.47
0.43
10.2
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.13
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
8.58%
16.09%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.34
KATE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. KATE: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KATE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.41  Med: -5.19 Max: 7.92
Current: 5.34
-18.41
7.92
Net-margin (%) 1.37
KATE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. KATE: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KATE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.89  Med: -9.44 Max: 13.98
Current: 1.37
-23.89
13.98
ROE (%) 9.15
KATE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. KATE: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KATE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -261.43  Med: -20.45 Max: 190.46
Current: 9.15
-261.43
190.46
ROA (%) 1.87
KATE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. KATE: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KATE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.79  Med: -9.53 Max: 16.72
Current: 1.87
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.26
KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.38 vs. KATE: 27.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.08  Med: -11.92 Max: 32.06
Current: 27.26
-64.08
32.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
KATE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KATE: 24.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: 4.00 Max: 24.8
Current: 24.8
-45.7
24.8
» KATE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-05-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 81,599 sh (+468.48%)
Chase Coleman 6,200,000 sh (+73.37%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,285,696 sh (-19.29%)
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Q3 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Burbank 1,875,625 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,231,931 sh (-2.35%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 274,100 sh (-4.63%)
John Griffin 1,850,000 sh (-25.10%)
Chase Coleman 3,125,000 sh (-49.60%)
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Q4 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 371,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 65,864 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,213 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 592,800 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,233,779 sh (+0.08%)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
John Burbank 60,000 sh (-96.80%)
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Q1 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 2,194,229 sh (-1.77%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 193.22
KATE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.39 vs. KATE: 193.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KATE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 19.56 Max: 196.83
Current: 193.22
11.8
196.83
Forward P/E 21.69
KATE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. KATE: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 157.01
KATE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.27 vs. KATE: 157.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KATE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 29.34 Max: 273.6
Current: 157.01
11.8
273.6
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 120.74
KATE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
94% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. KATE: 120.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
KATE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.85  Med: 20.10 Max: 2851.67
Current: 120.74
6.85
2851.67
P/B 13.10
KATE's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. KATE: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KATE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.13 Max: 81
Current: 13.1
0.12
81
P/S 2.61
KATE's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. KATE: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KATE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.87 Max: 42.3
Current: 2.61
0.04
42.3
PFCF 71.56
KATE's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. KATE: 71.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KATE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 15.20 Max: 110.77
Current: 71.56
0.83
110.77
POCF 30.59
KATE's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. KATE: 30.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KATE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 10.46 Max: 533.33
Current: 30.59
0.46
533.33
EV-to-EBIT 50.04
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
88% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.27 vs. KATE: 50.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.4  Med: -1.10 Max: 4473.2
Current: 50.04
-125.4
4473.2
EV-to-EBITDA 28.58
KATE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.43 vs. KATE: 28.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.7  Med: 8.05 Max: 241
Current: 28.58
-67.7
241
Current Ratio 2.33
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KATE: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.26 Max: 3.51
Current: 2.33
1.07
3.51
Quick Ratio 1.61
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KATE: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.61
0.56
2.43
Days Inventory 144.83
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 105.96 vs. KATE: 144.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.15  Med: 132.20 Max: 368.76
Current: 144.83
88.15
368.76
Days Sales Outstanding 28.45
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 48.64 vs. KATE: 28.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.45  Med: 37.91 Max: 81.47
Current: 28.45
28.45
81.47
Days Payable 81.67
KATE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
74% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 52.88 vs. KATE: 81.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KATE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.83  Med: 76.04 Max: 311.31
Current: 81.67
33.83
311.31

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 29.21
KATE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. KATE: 29.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KATE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 4.36 Max: 91.46
Current: 29.21
0.98
91.46
Price/Median PS Value 2.98
KATE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KATE: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KATE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.98 Max: 4.98
Current: 2.98
0.07
4.98
Price/Graham Number 14.27
KATE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. KATE: 14.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KATE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.75 Max: 14.75
Current: 14.27
0.9
14.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.07
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KATE: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.95 Max: 12.7
Current: 2.07
0.1
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.55
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. KATE: 6.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KATE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 13.50 Max: 116.7
Current: 6.55
-45.4
116.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1243
EPS $ 0.13
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float10.11%
52-Week Range $15.10 - 33.57
Shares Outstanding(Mil)128.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 1,400 1,602 1,925
EPS($) 0.78 1.18 1.76
EPS without NRI($) 0.78 1.18 1.76

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
Compare:SZSE:002503, WAR:LPP, SHSE:600884, SZSE:000902, SZSE:002612 » details
Traded in other countries:LIZ.Germany,
Kate Spade & Co, formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., was incorporated in January 1976 in the State of Delaware. The Company designs and markets accessories and apparel under three global, multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york, Kate Spade Saturday and Jack Spade. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores as well as serves J.C. Penney via exclusive supplier agreements for the Liz Claiborne and Monet jewelry lines and Kohl's via an exclusive supplier agreement for Dana Buchman jewelry. The Company also has licenses for the Liz Claiborne New York brand, available at QVC and Lizwear, which is distributed through the club store channel.
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